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The 10 songs of ‘Best of Luck,’ produced by Ben Harper, often feel like self-made medication for the worries of the world, along with nuggets of wisdom, resolve and resistance.
The musician returns to Asheville on Sunday, Dec. 1, for a show at The Grey Eagle with support from local singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling.
The Ben Harper-produced single is matched by a lush, Asheville-set video, filmed by Andrew Anderson.
Panels discuss everything from the experience of women in media and entertainment fields to the process of turning a story into a song. Saturday night concludes with a superband made up of Ben Sollee, Big Chief Juan Pardo, Leeda “Lyric” Jones, Jaze Uries, Jacob Rodriguez and others.
Already a stalwart in the roots music scene, Justin Townes Earle is growing as an artist and a person with his latest record, Kids in the Street.
The songs that he wrote as the future began to unfold are collected on Itinierant Arias, his fourth album. Stelling plays The Altamont Theatre on Saturday, May 27.
New York-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling released his most recent album, Labor Against Waste, earlier this year. His tour brought him to The Mothlight Sept. 3. Before that show, he performed two songs with Julia Christgau for Xpress.
New York-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling has been having a pretty great year. His new album, Labor Against Waste, was released to much acclaim. He’ll perform at The Mothlight on Thursday, Sept. 3.
New York-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling, who used to live in Asheville, has seen his music career take off. His new album, Labor Against Waste, will be available on June 16.
When you think of the banjo, you might think of Earl Scruggs or Uncle Dave Macon, or even Steve Martin. You probably don’t think of loop pedals or bowing, or ancillary sounds from percussive tapping and blowing; you probably don’t imagine anything that could be classified as “space banjo.” But that’s exactly the kind of music banjo player Mike Savino of band-turned-solo-act Tall Tall Trees makes.
Former Asheville resident-turned-Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Christopher Paul Stelling came through Asheville earlier this week. Before his show at The Getdown, he talked to Xpress. Click through for the video.